Barriers to accessibility for those depending on using a wheelchair might not be obvious to the able-bodied observer. A patch of deep gravel left as a temporary measure by maintenance workers might be easily walked over by anyone walking, but that same patch of gravel would bog down a wheelchair.
The same patch can be an issue for baby strollers and carriages; elderly and their walkers or canes; as well as mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Luckily most times such patches are temporary, but there are similar sorts of barriers that pop up from time to time and some aren’t cleared up quickly.
Keep an eye out for barriers to both the able and disabled members of society.
This strip* was published before as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name to “Wheel Tales of Willow City”.
“We’ll Make Cents” is an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a visit and check out their current project.
Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!
* Only the first stories were on We’ll Make cents. The more recent stories are being published here first.